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From the best-selling author of The Little Book of Stress Relief comes the definitive guide to treating - and eliminating - excessive stress in the workplace.

Dr. David Posen, a popular speaker and a leading expert on stress mastery, identifies the three biggest problems that contribute to burnout and low productivity: Volume, Velocity, and Abuse. He shares revealing anecdotes and offers clear descriptions of the biology of stress to illustrate how downsizing, economic uncertainty, and technology have made the workplace more toxic than ever. Most importantly, he offers practical advice and easy techniques for managing the harmful symptoms and side effects of stress.

Witty, engaging, and accessible, Is Work Killing You? touches on everything from meetings to tweeting, from fake work to face time, from deadlines to dead tired, and more. With this book, Dr. Posen gives us the tools to stop harming our most valuable resource - ourselves.

©2018 David Posen (P)2018 House of Anansi Press

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  • SuBrew
  • 2018-05-07

Wow - talk about enlightening

This book is a revelation - it explains in a meaningful, detailed and understandable way, why work has become so terrible in so many ways - even though I love what I do!!

Dr. Posen reads this himself, and his genuine interest, kindness and gloves-off approach is pretty compelling.

A second listen is definitely in order.

I recommend this to anyone who works in, owns or plays a management role in a company, large or small - it's a 360 degree issue.